Monthly Archives: June 2017

What makes the Grand Canyon grand

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I’m going to start with this disclaimer: I will likely never know the full grandeur of the Grand Canyon. During my day and a half visit, I walked much of the 13 mile South Rim Trail and a short segment …

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A battle and a double dose of grandeur

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Based on the end of yesterday’s entry, it shouldn’t surprise you that one of the doses of grandeur referenced in today’s headline is the Grand Canyon. This is where I’ll end the day but there’s some other grandeur to see …

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Cactus and closings

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Although Tucson sits at only 2,400 feet in altitude, I woke up on morning two with a mild headache and dryness in my nose that felt more intense than the effects of a potent antihistamine – symptoms that would typify …

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Tucson day one: A rattlesnake, Sara’s mountain and ghost horses

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The first of the two major trips I have planned for 2017 will take me to Arizona and Utah – two of the five U.S. states I have never visited. I will cover two of the remaining three – Wyoming …

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